What's your favorite holiday?
Screw the stress of December and the castrated Fourth of July. Halloween is clearly the greatest celebration of the year. Children feast on sugar, teens rebel, collegians party and parents feast on the children's candy completing the great circle of life.
That is the genius behind the holiday. More egalitarian than Valentine's Day and fewer family members than Thanksgiving giving everyone something to be truly thankful for. Hours of creativity for the perfect statement or the hastily made costume each become a smiled upon memory. The most conservative among us can becomes daring using the excuse "it's Halloween" as a shield from social mores. Think of it as the "What happens in Vegas..." mentality but on a global scale. People may even talk to their neighbors. I can't wait.
So which pagans did the Christians steal this wonderful holiday from you may ask? This honor falls to the (...)